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PE and Health Courses
Guidelines for selecting physical education/health classes:
All students are required to have the equivalent of three semesters of Physical Education to meet graduation requirements. The courses listed below all satisfy the district graduation requirements.  All students are required to have one semester of Health Education to meet graduation requirements.

The Physical Education staff encourages each student to sample a variety of course offerings, or pick a discipline and become the best you can be for your life-long wellness.

Course Length     Description and/or sections offered
Dance  Semester Dance 1 (Beg. Dance)
Dance 2 (Beg. Dance II)
Dance 3 (Intermediate Dance)
Dance 4 (Advanced)
Dance Composition
Dance Company
Dance Production Methods (10-12)
Weight Training  Semester Weight Training 1 (Intro)
Weight Training 2 (Intermediate)
Advanced Weight Training
Athletic Weight Training 1 (Intermediate)
Athletic Weight Training 2 (Advanced)
Swimming  Semester General Swimming
Scuba/Snorkeling
Physical Activity Programs  Semester These courses offer students an opportunity to improve skills, techniques, strategies, and a life-long understanding of competitive and recreational activities.
   Fall Semester
Softball/Basketball
Tennis Badminton
Flag Football/Floor Hockey
Flag Football/Basketball
Aerobics (Step,Walking,Jogging)
Personal Fitness (10-12)
   Spring Semester
Floor Hockey/Soccer
Volleyball/Tennis
Basketball/Soccer
Volleyball/Basketball
Volleyball/Floor Hockey
Aerobics (Step,Walking,Jogging)
Personal Fitness (10-12)
Personal Fitness  Semester Students will develop the knowledge and skills of the “Looking Good/Feeling Good” curriculum which will emphasize a life-long wellness lifestyle.

The five components of fitness (cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and body composition) will be taught toward achieving the proficiency. The course will introduce the student to a wellness lifestyle through step aerobics, fitness walking, physical conditioning, swimming/aquatic aerobics, stretching and flexibility exercises, body composition and weight training.
Health
(Meets District Health Proficiency)
 Semester Gathers and uses health information to promote attitudes and behavior patterns that enhance optimal physical, mental and social well-being.

Designed to meet the district proficiency, teaching students the values of health and first aid. There will be discussions on mental
health, human relationships, diseases and disorders, first aid and CPR. Health Education will offer the student the opportunity to
acquire the necessary skills and knowledge for self-directed life-long learning toward the goal of being a responsible, productive, and healthy citizen.
Academic Program:
Care & Prevention of Sports Injury/
Sports Medicine

 Semester Designed to expand the concepts of athletic training. Course contains information and practice in the proper methods of
preventing, treatment, and handling Injuries. The principles of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and nutrition will be applied.
Academic Programs:
Independent Studies

 Semester     This course is for the student who wishes to learn more advanced techniques in the field of Physical Education. It is designed to
give the student an extended off-campus experience.
Academic Programs:
Outcome Based Program
 Semester     This course is specifically designed for the student who has a medical disability preventing he/she from participating in the
normal physical education program.
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